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Cisco Tucks Kubernetes Support Into CloudCenter, AppDynamics

May 01, 2018 / Dan Meyer

Cisco further stuffed its Kubernetes basket by adding support for the container orchestrator into its CloudCenter management tool and recently acquired AppDynamics monitoring platform. Fabio Gori, senior director of cloud solutions marketing at Cisco, said the moves are part of an ongoing process to ease Kubernetes deployments while not limiting the power of the platform. He noted this has become increasingly important as enterprises move toward multi-cloud environments but are running into complexity challenges. “We are one of the largest out there without a cloud of its own,” Gori said, adding that allows the vendor to approach Kubernetes from a cloud-agnostic angle. “We really try to be the glue of this multi-cloud space for enterprises.” Matt Chotin, senior director for technical evangelism at AppDynamics, said enterprises continue to balk at moving containers and Kubernetes into a production environment due to this continued complexity in the ecosystem. He ...